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A Canadian Bankclerk

  [english | 1913]  

J Buschlen


Excerpts: [... him still further away. Evan sauntered, with his thoughts, past comfortable homes fronted with lawns and shaded by weeping willows. There is a peculiar ...... you. he asked suddenly. What do you mean-a business.. Yes.. No, sir. There doesn't seem to be anything so good as the bank for a young ...... but her own must lay the cloth and mix the salad. But Lou was strangely insistent, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | canadian literature | businessDownloads: 392

All Afloat

  [english | 1915]  

William Wood


Excerpts: [... by the end of the century, with the opening of the Canadian 'Soo,' the last artificial link was finished and direct navigation was established between ...... day that it is as easy to move a hundred tons by water as ten tons by rail or one ton by road and this rule, in spite of many local exceptions, is fairly ...... made, with birch-bark. At least three kinds of tree are necessary ...]
Genres: [history | nautical | canadian literatureDownloads: 405

An Algonquin Maiden

  [english | 1886]  

G Mercer Adam


Summary: [An Algonquin Maiden by G Mercer Adam. It was a May morning in 1825--spring-time of the year late spring-time of the century. It had rained the night before and a warm pallor in the eastern sky was the only indication that the sun was trying to pierce the gray dome of nearly opaque watery fog lying low upon that part of the world now known as the city of Toronto then the town of Little York.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | canadian literatureDownloads: 230

Battle Of Fort George

  [english | 1896]  

Ernest Alexander Cruikshank


Excerpts: [... Historical Society in publishing a paper written by Capt. Cruikshank, who has well earned the title of the historian of the Niagara peninsula. Of the ...... teams passing each other in a day. At this time the old portage on the American bank was entirely dis-used, but in 1806 the exclusive rights to the carrying ...... of the population were believed to be natives of the British ...]
Genres: [war | history | canadian literatureDownloads: 19

Canada The Empire Of The North

  [english | 1909]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... she was doing. Railroad man, farmer, miner, manufacturer, all had the same struggle, the big outlay of labor and money at first, the big risk and ...... and {18} tramp and stamp, though twenty-five lie dead and only four are able to keep on their feet. The corpses are hidden in snowdrifts or crammed ...... of ferns, grows fatigued and drinks at a fresh-water rill. Going in the ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 163

Canadian Wonder Tales

  [english | 1918]  

Cyrus Macmillan


Excerpts: [... Canadian Wonder Tales Author: Macmillan, Cyrus (1880-1953) Illustrator: Sheringham, George (1884-1937) Author of foreword: Peterson, Sir William ...... the bed. Now, the lawyer will not eat without first washing his hands. When he comes, your wife will send him into the room where you are hiding to ...... from earth, and calling his wife, the Moon, he said, We will kill him, for he ...]
Genres: [short story collection | canadian literature | young readersDownloads: 406

Carnac Folly

  [english | 1922]  

Gilbert Parker


Summary: [v. 1. Pierre and his people.--v. 2. A Romany of the snows being a continuation of the personal histories of Pierre and his people.--v. 3. Northern lights.--v. 4. Mrs. Falchion.--v. 5. Cumners son and other South sea folk.--v. 6. When Valmond came to Pontiac. The trail of the sword.--v. 7. The translation of a savage. The pomp of the Lavilettes. At the sign of the eagle.--v. 8. The trespasser.]
Genres: [romance | canadian literatureDownloads: 380

Derby Day In The Yukon

  [english | 1910]  

Bill Yukon


Excerpts: [... of this. file which includes the original illustrations. See 33758-h.htm or 33758-h.zip:. (/files/33758/33758-h/33758-h.htm) or. (/files/33758/33758-h.zip). Images ...... blue-grass chase Epsom Downs an' Frisco Tanforan t' boot. I don't say they ain't done well, but I tell y' even h-ll Couldn't match th' Yukon racin' ...... lecherous, lutish, animal mind. Drawn to me as one of your ...]
Genres: [canadian literature | poetryDownloads: 266

God Green Country

  [english | 1922]  

Ethel Chapman


Excerpts: [... under him. Altogether, if some miracle could have given him a father who would occasionally see eye-to-eye with him on things agricultural and ...... away from everywhere, that the breaking of a dry twig under his feet set his pulses beating wildly. There were weird stories afloat in the neighborhood ...... have revealed to anyone, but which brought her the only reassurance, This ...]
Genres: [canadian literature | fiction and literatureDownloads: 93

In The Heart Of Old Canada

  [english | 1913]  

William Wood


Excerpts: [... with the hope of death in victory. Planning and acting entirely on his own initiative he crowned three nights and days of finely combined manoeuvres, ...... to Wolfe and Montcalm together:. MORTEM VIRTUS COMMUNEM FAMAM HISTORIA MONUMENTUM POSTERITAS DEDIT. Montcalm was buried in the Ursuline Chapel, ...... But these-together with the crews of two small men-of-war, the Lizard and ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 242

Lords Of The North

  [english | 1900]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... I heard that night-who can tell-that drew me to the wild life of after years. But I was too young, then, to recognize fully the greatness of those ...... place where he's hiding.. Paul's eyes looked up with the question of how much. Five pounds a day. This was four more than we paid for the cariboo ...... have been so hotly discussed both inside and outside law courts, without any ...]
Genres: [romance | adventure | canadian literatureDownloads: 312

Northern Diamonds

  [english | 1914]  

Frank Lillie Pollock


Summary: [Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock. This action adventure tells the story of college aged boys that travel north searching for diamonds. This version is illustrated and includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.]
Genres: [young readers | adventure | canadian literatureDownloads: 452

On Strike Till 3

  [english | 1913]  

Grant Balfour


Excerpts: [... Till 3. Author: Grant Balfour. Release Date: August 27, 2010 [EBook #33555]. START OF THIS EBOOK ON STRIKE TILL 3 ***. Produced by Al Haines, ...... when richest green. And gold and red in mass of tapestry. Delight the eye. But now the scene is white,. Resplendent white. No miser hand hath ...... birch,. Lit up to brilliance by the burnished moon,. The shingle cottage stood, a ...]
Genres: [poetry | canadian literatureDownloads: 387

On The Firing Line

  [english | 1905]  

Anna Chapin Ray


Excerpts: [... put back from Sandy Hook. Now, accordingly, he went in search of the dining-room steward to whom he gave much gold and instruction. Then he betook himself ...... nearly an hour, though.. I'm sorry I missed so much of the time. I don't see why I didn't see you, he said regretfully. I was over there by the ...... personable man of the two. And the girl's blue eyes had laughed up into ...]
Genres: [canadian literature | romance | travelDownloads: 80

Over Prairie Trails

  [english | 1922]  

Frederick Philip Grove


Summary: [Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove. Is an account of journeys made in 1917-18 across the wilds of Manitoba. Grove was in his element when he made these solitary drives he loved horses and wilderness and weather and his descriptions of them are superb. The purpose of his trips the spanning of the distance between his job and his family during a year s unavoidable separation. Gives to ...]
Genres: [essays | nature | canadian literatureDownloads: 197

Patience

  [english | 1824]  

Barbara Hofland


Excerpts: [... might influence her choice of a home, she eventually fixed upon a residence in the delightful village of Crickhowel, in South Wales, which combined with ...... the house. She then accompanied her father and Louisa to church, it is true but alas. the Sunday was nearly as much without religion, as the week had ...... has so inimitably defined, it invariably happened that the husband ...]
Genres: [young readers | canadian literatureDownloads: 497

Pioneers Of The Pacific Coast

  [english | 1915]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... The English captains had but asked a night's lodging from a power supposed to be friendly. {3} They had been met by a pirate raid. Good. Young Francis ...... as Drake's Bay, a short distance north of San Francisco and, naming the region New Albion, he claimed it for Queen Elizabeth. In July 1579 he weighed ...... weeks were carried along. Bering had a crew of seventy-seven on the ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 490

Raw Gold

  [english | 1907]  

Bertrand Sinclair


Excerpts: [... man's incontestable right to drink whatever he pleases whenever it pleases him. Consequently, every mother's son of them who knew how rustled a worm, ...... of the hold-up made it a complete success. Apart, and moving, we might have scattered in the brush like young quail, and so have been able to give the ...... a man groping in a dark room.. If Lyn is at Walsh, I asserted stoutly,...]
Genres: [western | canadian literatureDownloads: 165

Rob Nixon

  [english | 1866]  

W G Kingston


Excerpts: [... their shaggy heads and sniff the air, but discover no danger. From the east another dark line rises quickly above the horizon: the ground shakes with ...... move, he perceived his poor horse, whose convulsive struggles showed how much he had been injured. On looking round, also, he discovered that the accident ...... began to fail, though he was not aware of the fact. The howls, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | adventure | canadian literatureDownloads: 221

The Cariboo Trail

  [english | 1916]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... LYTTON, B.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 From a photograph. [Illustration: Map of the Cariboo Country]. {1} . Chapter I. The 'argonauts'.CHAPTER ...... Otter to San Francisco in February with gold dust and nuggets from New Caledonia to exchange for money at the mint. The Hudson's Bay men had thought ...... not yet been able to find a place where we can work anything but rockers....]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 312
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